October 15, 2019, 6:55

Sunday Supplement: Roberto Firmino’s importance to Liverpool can’t be proved by stats

Sunday Supplement: Roberto Firmino’s importance to Liverpool can’t be proved by stats

“What I really like about this Liverpool team and what they did in the summer has allowed the team to develop more than anything else. They’ve thought ‘we’ll put our foot on the ball in the transfer market, we don’t need to bring in loads of new players, maybe we’ll bring in a few next summer, but this season is the one to capitalise on what we did last year and push on with that’.

“They’ve effectively got new players coming in in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Joe Gomez and these players haven’t peaked yet. This could be the season they peak as a team. You look at them at the moment with five wins from five and those three up front, you would go a long way to beat it.”

‘Firmino is priceless’

Firmino has established himself as a firm fan-favourite but his importance to this Liverpool team is also recognised by his team-mates.

“I’m running out of words to describe him,” Trent Alexander-Arnold said after the win against Newcastle.

Sourse: skysports.com

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